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BOOKS: Not all got off the beach

Published: October 3, 2008
Written by Tribune web editor

The Men They Left Behind by Sean Longden Constable, £20 IT’S the sparsity of medal ribbons that marks out one special contingent of World War II veterans. Taken prisoner in …

BOOKS: Love in a Cold War climate

Published: October 1, 2008
Written by Tribune web editor

The Envoy by Edward Wilson Arcadia, £11.99 NOVELS that combine fact and fiction can fall uncomfortably between two stools and it needs a firm, confident and well-informed hand to make …

BOOKS: Age of Reason lover

Published: October 1, 2008
Written by Tribune web editor

Casanova: Actor, Lover, Priest, Spy by Ian Kelly Hodder & Stoughton, £20 GIACOMO CASANOVA would have been surprised to be told his name would become a byword for sexual profligacy. …

BOOKS: Walking in Memphis

Published: September 30, 2008
Written by Tribune web editor

April 4 1968: Martin Luther King Jr’s Death and How it Changed America by Michael Eric Dyson Basic Books, £12.99 MARTIN LUTHER KING was shot and fatally wounded on April …

BOOKS: Bovvered in boardroom

Published: September 25, 2008
Written by Tribune web editor

Supercapitalism by Robert Reich Icon Books, £12.99 CAPITALISM, chameleon-like, has weaved its spell over us all and taken a vice like grip on the globe in its latest manifestation as …

BOOKS: Lessons to be learnt

Published: September 23, 2008
Written by Tribune web editor

A Political Suicide: The Conservatives’ Voyage into the Wilderness by Norman Fowler Methuen, £14.99 THIS is a profoundly important book which talks candidly about things going wrong in party and …